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9 Types of Surveillance cameras

8 December 2016

1. Box Camera

A Box Style camera is a standalone camera. The name is derived from the shape of the camera.


2. Dome Security Camera

A dome camera is a combination of camera, lens, and ceiling mount packaged in a discreet dome shape.


3. PTZ Camera

A PTZ camera contains mechanical controls that allow the operator to remotely pan, tilt, and zoom the camera.


4. Bullet Camera

A bullet camera is a combination of camera, lens, and housing packaged in a bullet-style body


5. IP Camera

An IP camera transmits a digital signal using Internet Protocol over a network.


6. Day/Night Camera

A day/night camera is a camera used indoor and outdoor for environments with low light conditions.


7. Thermal (FLIR) Camera

A thermal camera uses thermal imaging to produce surveillance footage in dark or harsh environments. It uses heat to differentiate objects.


8. Wide Dynamic Camera

Wide Dynamic Cameras have the ability to balance light-levels on a pixel-by-pixel basis.


9. Wireless IP Camera

Wireless IP security cameras offers ease of installation and eliminates the cost of network cabling when adding this camera to your video surveillance system.


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